Current Job Vacancies

Building Assembler and Production staff

Our Garden Studios and Summerhouses are designed and built by hand at our production site in Narborough. We are looking for confident and hardworking staff to join our manufacturing team.

As an ideal candidate you be able to show the following:

  • Openness to develop & learn new skills within a manufacturing and factory environment
  • Ability to follow operating procedures to ensure high standards are delivered
  • A keen eye for detail and focused on delivering a quality product
  • Competent working with measurements and dimensions
  • Ability to use power tools
  • Common sense and a practical approach to challenges
  • Good communication skills, self-confidence and an ability to work to deadlines
  • Good command of the English language and able to use an iPad and smart devices
  • Flexible to work occasional Saturdays and overtime during peak production times

Working hours are Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour week with half an hour lunch break 

Due to social distancing and providing a safe working environment we are operating a staggered shift pattern - 

6am - 2:30pm / 7am - 3:30 / 8am - 4.30pm

Benefits include:

  • Opportunities to work overtime
  • Onsite parking
  • Regular paid tea breaks
  • Work wear and boots provided
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday entitlement including Bank Holidays
  • Excellent staff facilities
  • Real opportunities to further progress and develop a career in the business

Salary: £8.82 per hour

Showsite Sales Consultant - Sevenoaks

We are recruiting sales consultants for our newest show site at the Coolings Garden Centre near Sevenoaks in Kent, which is due to open in February 2021.

Reporting directly to National Sales Manager you will ensure that the Crane Garden Buildings ethos for quality and service is presented to our customers. Working as part of the sales team you will strive to achieve / exceed targets set by the business and ensure that the highest standards of presentation are delivered at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the main point of contact between the company and customer promoting our products and advising in the selection of the best garden building for their needs
  • Produce accurate quotations in line with customer requirements and present terms of agreement and close sales
  • Promote the business ensuring all sales opportunities are followed up
  • Conduct visits at the customers property to measure and qualify the suitability of products
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries from new and existing customers
  • Ensure all sales are recorded and order information entered on to the company CRM system
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and shows
  • Advise on forthcoming product developments and discuss special promotions where appropriate
  • Review your own sales performance, aiming to exceed targets

Required Skills:

  • Experience of maintaining a sales pipeline
  • Selling direct to the public
  • Able to discover and overcome objections and close sales
  • Experience using a CRM system would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given

Benefits include:

  • Basic salary £25,000 
  • Quarterly bonuses of £2,500 for achieving target
  • Opportunity to earn commission for exceeding targets
  • Clothing allowance
  • Free parking
  • Contributory Pension scheme

Usual working pattern is 40hrs a week on a 3 week rota including 2 weekends on / 1 off

Being fully mobile and having your own vehicle is essential for this role as you will be required to conduct site visits.

As this role involves working with the public a DBS check will be carried out prior to appointment.

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 OTE plus commission